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by colonel_panic
Thu Dec 28, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: Computer Related Hardware
Topic: Atom netbook vs new PC vs handy recorder thing
Replies: 8
Views: 1628

Re: Atom netbook vs new PC vs handy recorder thing

Interesting comments. Thanks guys! kbongosmusic , I really appreciate the detailed response. I like the idea of the H1, it means less junk hanging around when I'm not using it. I think that might be the winner. chaocrator , netbooks are fabulous! All my life I dreamed of such a useful, powerful litt...
by colonel_panic
Thu Dec 28, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Computer Related Hardware
Topic: Troubleshooting 'dmesg' error when connecting AudioBox USB
Replies: 1
Views: 1418

Re: Troubleshooting 'dmesg' error when connecting AudioBox USB

Have you tried removing the other USB devices, and trying it on a different port?
by colonel_panic
Wed Dec 27, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: New? We're glad you're here!
Topic: Hello everyone!
Replies: 3
Views: 2001

Re: Hello everyone!

I love a bit of clarinet! And homemade percussion! I don't play either, but I might try in a bit. Over Christmas, I revisited the penny whistle after similarly long break. It was nice to give it an outing! I have a friend who plays ukulele/tenor guitar and recently started a band with a clarinet pla...
by colonel_panic
Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Computer Related Hardware
Topic: Atom netbook vs new PC vs handy recorder thing
Replies: 8
Views: 1628

Re: Atom netbook vs new PC vs handy recorder thing

Thanks! Interesting project! I will have a look this weekend.

Saying that, my instinct is to step away from anything modern, and look at older software. If you aren't going online with it, there's not really an issue if you don't have security updates.
by colonel_panic
Tue Dec 26, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Computer Related Hardware
Topic: Atom netbook vs new PC vs handy recorder thing
Replies: 8
Views: 1628

Atom netbook vs new PC vs handy recorder thing

Hello folks. I had a look at the various information, but everything seems quite dated. So I thought it might be an idea to ask about the most up-to-date information. My use case is recording my ukulele, guitar and singing practice onto digital files, mostly so I can hear myself playing and find the...
by colonel_panic
Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi
Topic: Unplugging the power from a Raspberry Pi?
Replies: 5
Views: 7517

Re: Unplugging the power from a Raspberry Pi?

Years and years ago, I tried to start a company selling computers develop a computer for use on board boats without access to the mains. They were very energy efficient for the time, passively cooled and based on the AMD Geode (basically a Pentium 2 class computer, running at 500Mhz). One of the thi...
by colonel_panic
Tue Dec 26, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: New? We're glad you're here!
Topic: Hello everyone!
Replies: 3
Views: 2001

Hello everyone!

Ooh, this bit always feels like writing a job application! Here goes. My name is Chris, AKA colonel_panic. I live in the (currently very windy) Peak District in the UK. I have a very boring office job, but a nice life with a lovely, tolerant woman and a huge dog. I've been using Linux since... oh, a...

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